The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 12 23 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.40% 3.92% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.62% 4.08% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 2
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Information Security
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 98 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 82.40% 96.08% 89.35%
Number of salaries quoted 102 84 217
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £78,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £120,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Canary Wharf region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (43.48%) CISM
2 10 (43.48%) Security Management
2 10 (43.48%) CISSP
3 9 (39.13%) Information Security Management
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) Data Protection
4 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
7 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (21.74%) QRadar
8 4 (17.39%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) Banking
8 4 (17.39%) LAN
8 4 (17.39%) WAN
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle
9 3 (13.04%) Validation
9 3 (13.04%) Migration
9 3 (13.04%) Change Management
9 3 (13.04%) PDM
9 3 (13.04%) Replication
9 3 (13.04%) Unified Process
9 3 (13.04%) DB2
9 3 (13.04%) Web Services

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Mart
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) ERwin
1 3 (13.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Consultant
1 14 (60.87%) Security Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) Senior Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) Senior Security Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (17.39%) IT Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
3 4 (17.39%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Lead Security Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Security Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.04%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) JMS
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
1 3 (13.04%) WS-I
1 3 (13.04%) XBRL
1 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 3 (13.04%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Security Management
2 9 (39.13%) Data Protection
2 9 (39.13%) Information Security Management
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (17.39%) Malware Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Data Validation
6 3 (13.04%) Information Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
6 3 (13.04%) Master Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) PDM
6 3 (13.04%) Release Management
6 3 (13.04%) SIEM
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CISM
1 10 (43.48%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) CISA
3 1 (4.35%) CRISC
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.04%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) QRadar
2 2 (8.70%) Nexpose
2 2 (8.70%) Proventia
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) AlgoSec
4 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
4 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Informatica
4 3 (13.04%) Juniper
4 3 (13.04%) Talend
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
5 2 (8.70%) ScanSafe